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Published: Published: October 3rd, 2019

FREE Professional Development for Educators at the Musical Instrument Museum

 

Explore new ideas in your classroom at the Musical Instruments Museum. This January and February the Musical instrument is offering professional development classes on Saturdays completely free to educators. Put these events on your calendar and register today!

 

Build Early Skills Through Music

Saturday, January 11, 2020  |  10:00 a.m.–noon

Free for educators Musical play enhances development in young children. Early childhood (from birth through age 8) educators will learn how to engage students in observation, discussion, and play based on MIM’s collection.

STEM For Early Childhood New in 2019–2020!

Saturday, January 11, 2020  |  1:00 p.m. –3:00pm

Free for educators STEM learning in early childhood can begin with music. Early childhood (from birth through age 8) educators will learn how to engage students in scientific exploration, observation, investigation, and analysis with the use of play and age-appropriate STEM projects related to musical instruments in MIM’s collection.

Create a Global Classroom

Saturday, February 15, 2020  |  10:00 a.m.–noon Free for educators Learn new, musical ways to bring culture into the classroom. Engage students in grades 3–12 through games, projects, and writing and discussion prompts that will empower them to investigate material culture from the museum’s collections. Focus: Mexican Banda, Yaqui Pascolas, and Central African cultural symbolism.

STEM: An Introduction to Musical Electronics New in 2019-2020!

Saturday, February 15, 2020  |  1:00–3:00 p.m.

Free for educators

Electronics are indispensable in both the music industry and daily life. Discover fun and engaging ways to introduce students in grades 3–12 to the basic concepts of electronics and magnetism that are used in musical instruments throughout MIM’s collections. No prior experience is necessary.

Educators can register at: https://mim.org/professional-development/professional-development-registration-form/

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Published: Published: September 20th, 2019

Key Connections Event Launch- Phoenix Conservatory of Music

Key Connections

An Invitation for All Music Educators and a chance to win a Fender Guitar for your Classroom!

Hosted by Phoenix Conservatory of Music

Through the support of the CMA Foundation (Country Music Association) and US Bank, The Phoenix Conservatory of Music is hosting a series of networking mixers designed specifically for music educators! General Music Educators, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Electronic Music, Teaching Artists and Private Teachers- ALL are welcome!!  This is an opportunity for you to network and mix outside of your schools, districts and organizations. Let’s come together as a community and support each other…

When:  Thursday, September 26 from 4:30p- 6:30p

Where:  Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM)

Inside Metrocenter Mall, 2nd Floor, North End

9617 N. Metro Parkway West, Ste. 2112

Phoenix, AZ 85051

RSVP: http://evite.me/NRr4v5BWuB

This is a FREE Event.  There will be goodie bags…. There will be food…and cookies…and cake.

There will be a door prize from FENDER!!! Who has graciously donated an electric guitar that can live in your classroom if you have the winning ticket!

Please RSVP so we know how much food and cookies and cake to provide and come meet with other music educators and see what we can’t do to help each other.

 

Please save the dates and times:

Thursday, November 14– 5:00-7:00p PCM Open House

Thursday, November 21– 4:30-6:30p– Music Teacher Mixer

Thursday, January 23– 4:30– 6:30p– Music Teacher Mixer

Thursday, March 26– 4:30-6:30p– Music Teacher Mixer

Thursday, July 30– 4:30-6:30p– Music Teacher Mixer

 

CMA Project Launch PDF

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Published: Published: May 24th, 2018

Save the Date! Summer Institute for K-12 Arts Educators and Teaching Artists + Arts Education Leadership Summit!!

SAVE the Date!

Keep your teaching and artistry skills sharp over the summer and join us for a half-day of Arts Education Fun & PD!

The ADE is excited to announce our first EVER Summer Institute for K-12 Arts Educators & Teaching Artists!

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This year’s event is presented in partnership with Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Foundation!

When: July 20th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Summer Institute)

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Leadership Summit)

What: “Arts Education Summer Institute” and “Arts Education Leadership Summit!”

Why: To sharpen our skills, explore student-centered practice, and build community partnerships. To ignite our energy for the 18-19 school-year!

Where: Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Foundation 13625 N. 32nd St., Phx, AZ 85032.

Cost: FREE! Lunch provided!

 

Registration info will be made available SOON via our Arts Ed Blog!

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